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Madla and Five Palms Elementary Schools Nominated for a Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase School

Frank Madla and Five Palms Elementary Schools have received a Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools award for the 2018--2019 school year from the Flippen Group.

3 years ago, both schools began an initiative to transform the campus into an emotionally safe and connected place for students, staff, and parents to come alive with a love for learning. Teachers and staff learned processes to increase students’ connectedness with both peers and adults on campus. They learned how to create a classroom environment where students are excited to enter and learn every day. As a result of implementing Capturing Kids’ Hearts, each school has enjoyed and experienced great results.

Since 1990, campuses across the country have experienced amazing outcomes with Capturing Kids’ Heart tools and processes by creating socio-emotional safety conducive to learning. The Flippen Group provides educators with the skills they need to change the trajectory of students’ lives. Openness replaces defensiveness. Judging and feelings of being judged are replaced with acceptance and real connectedness to the school. 

Through the Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools awards, the Flippen Group recognizes and celebrates campuses that go the extra mile each day, building an environment where students and staff feel safe and connected. The Flippen Group believes unsung heroes who produce exemplary outcomes in schools and pave the way for other schools to follow, need and deserve recognition for a job well done.